Permanent Fund Dividend Amount $3,284

September 8, 2022 (Palmer, AK) – Governor Mike Dunleavy announced today that the 2022 Permanent Fund Dividend will be $3284.00. That makes this year’s dividend the largest in the program’s 41-year history. Alaskans who selected direct deposit on their application will receive their dividend beginning Tuesday, September 20. All other applications and disbursement methods that have been determined by September 28, including applicants receiving a paper check, will be distributed starting the week of October 6.

The 2022 PFD will inject $2.1 billion into the state’s economy. For small business owners, it means a welcome spike in economic activity for the remainder of the year.

Alaskans are encouraged to use the state’s website, MyPFD to check the status of their PFD application.